Dr Dermot Cassidy
BSc(Hons) MBBS FRANZCO
Cataract / Corneal Diseases & Surgery / Laser Vision Correction
Dr Dermot Cassidy is an Ophthalmologist who is fellowship trained in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the front of the eye, including Cataract, Corneal Transplantation, Pterygium and Laser Refractive Surgery.
He also maintains a keen interest in General Ophthalmology
Dermot qualified from the University of Sydney in 2000 before returning to Melbourne to undertake his Ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He completed subspecialist fellowship training in Corneal Surgery at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital before completing a further subspecialist fellowship in corneal conditions and surgery, External eye disease, and Laser Refractive Surgery at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
He held a Locum Consultant appointment at the same institution prior to returning to Melbourne where is a consultant on the Corneal Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in addition to consulting in private practice.
Dermot has presented at international meetings and published in his area subspecialty in peer-reviewed journals and in book chapters. He has a particular interest in lamellar corneal transplantation, the management of keratoconus, and cataract surgery.
When not at work, Dermot’s other passions include spending time with his young family and playing tennis or any other sport on offer.